American States Water Company (AWR): Price and Financial Metrics

American States Water Company (AWR): $82.17

0.22 (-0.27%)

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AWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $82.17 52-week high $99.69
Prev. close $82.39 52-week low $75.20
Day low $82.17 Volume 1,082
Day high $82.17 Avg. volume 189,651
50-day MA $79.39 Dividend yield 2.08%
200-day MA $85.39 Market Cap 3.04B

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  • AWR scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 60.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWR is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • AWR's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 19.79% of US stocks).

AWR Stock Summary

  • AMERICAN STATES WATER CO's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.98% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for AMERICAN STATES WATER CO is higher than 89.39% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • The volatility of AMERICAN STATES WATER CO's share price is greater than that of only 7.59% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to AMERICAN STATES WATER CO are NWE, POR, LOCO, YORW, and RM.
  • AWR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AMERICAN STATES WATER CO's official web site, go to

AWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWR's price/sales ratio is 194.12% higher, now standing at 5.
  • Over the past 243 months, AWR's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWR 2023-11-24 5.0 3.9 24.2 19.1
AWR 2023-11-22 5.0 3.9 24.3 19.1
AWR 2023-11-21 4.9 3.8 23.8 18.8
AWR 2023-11-20 4.9 3.8 23.9 18.9
AWR 2023-11-17 5.0 3.9 24.3 19.1
AWR 2023-11-16 5.0 3.9 24.1 19.0

AWR Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 37.35%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -1.82%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 5.97%.
AWR's revenue has moved up $8,916,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows AWR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 482.785 123.594 80.117
2022-06-30 484.556 131.345 82.616
2022-03-31 490.363 128.934 89.241
2021-12-31 498.853 115.584 94.347
2021-09-30 506.429 116.25 94.208
2021-06-30 503.362 117.051 92.585

AWR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AWR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 47.16% of graded US stocks.
  • AWR's asset turnover comes in at 0.277 -- ranking 30th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PEG, NEE, and NFG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AWR.

The table below shows AWR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.277 0.647 0.064
2021-06-30 0.281 0.648 0.065
2021-03-31 0.283 0.646 0.066
2020-12-31 0.284 0.642 0.065
2020-09-30 0.284 0.634 0.063
2020-06-30 0.289 0.637 0.066

AWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWR, see our AWR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $86.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

American States Water Company (AWR) Company Bio

American States Water Company provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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Below are the latest news stories about AMERICAN STATES WATER CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AWR as an investment opportunity.

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Rick Orford on InvestorPlace | November 29, 2023

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Since at least that long ago, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), American States Water (NYSE: AWR), and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) have paid and raised their dividends every single year. Aside from their history of dividend raises, all three companies have what it takes to keep growing earnings and cash flows, and can therefore support dividend raises for decades to come.

Yahoo | November 25, 2023

Dividend Kings Ranked By Yield: Top 25

In this article, we discuss 25 dividend kings with the highest dividend yields. You can skip our detailed analysis of dividend-growing stocks and their performance over the years, and go directly to read Dividend Kings Ranked By Yield: Top 10. Dividend Kings are a select group of publicly traded companies that have consistently increased their […]

Yahoo | November 13, 2023

American States Water (AWR) to Gain From Strategic Investments

American States Water's (AWR) ongoing strategic capital investment plans in upgrading infrastructure will boost its performance.

Yahoo | November 13, 2023

American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript November 7, 2023 Operator: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the American States Water Company conference call discussing the company’s third quarter 2023 results. This call is being recorded. If you’d like to listen to the replay of this call, it […]

Yahoo | November 8, 2023

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AWR Price Returns

1-mo 2.60%
3-mo 0.23%
6-mo -8.38%
1-year -13.14%
3-year 16.56%
5-year 34.90%
YTD -9.51%
2022 -8.92%
2021 32.25%
2020 -6.75%
2019 31.19%
2018 17.91%

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